Maynilad Water Academy executive director Rodora N. Gamboa receives the Gold Award for “Excellence in Provision of Literacy and Education” from Ramesh Kana, President of UN Global Compact Network, Malaysia For Tomorrow, during the 9th Annual Global CSR Summit & Awards held in Malaysia.
The Academy won a Gold Award under the “Excellence in Provision of Literacy and Education Category” for the implementation of sustainable programs.
MWA’s programs aim to attain large-scale literacy and education improvements among children and adults. MWA has hosted more than 100 study tours in the past five years, reaching more than 4,500 students and sharing with them the basics of water and wastewater management. MWA also spearheaded the conduct of training programs, mentoring sessions, technical assessments, as well as twinning programs, in partnership with local and international organizations.
“This recognition from the Global CSR Awards is a clear validation of the success of our efforts in creating a positive social impact through literacy and education. Since it was formed five years ago, the Maynilad Water Academy is staying true to its vision of becoming the thought leader in water and sanitation,” said Maynilad President and CEO Ramoncito S. Fernandez.
The Global CSR Awards 2017 is Asia’s most prestigious recognition awards program for Corporate Social Responsibility. It recognizes outstanding and innovative programs that demonstrate the company’s leadership, sincerity and commitment in incorporating ethical values, compliance with legal requirements, and respect for individuals, communities and the environment in the way they do business.